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[News] What Is Next Step For Nnamdi?

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We will know soon enough what the Eagles think of cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha, how they want to proceed with or without him and what the grand plan is to improve a secondary that needs a lot of work ...

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I am the belief that Nnamdi can still be productive vut not for that kind of change. If he would restructure the current contract to a 3 year deal for about 15 million with some incentives to possibly bring it to 21 million than I would be fine with that. Definitely has to play better and be put into a press man coverage scheme. Nnamdi isn't a zone type of player. If not willing to restructure and stay then move on and cut him. The other thing might be to restructure than possibly trade him for picks. However, his last 2 seasons of work have hurt his value so realistically their are only 2 viable options here. I would definitely resign DRC. He is young and played the most consistently last season of all the DBS we had. With an improved scheme he could easily return to a Pro-bowler like he was in Arizona.

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Keep DRC and Boykin. The rest of our starting secondary can go bye bye.

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yes...me too Lupes..

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If they would've just used him the way he should've been used, it would've been diffrerent. He's only good on locking up on the other teams best WR...like he did with sucess against Larry Fitz and Calvin Johnson...until they took him off of them of course. He should only be used on 'hot dog' coverage...which is lock up on their best WR and stay with him wherever he goes. If he goes up in the stand to get a 'hot dog'....you go with him.

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I hate when say keep drc... Its not a video game. Yes hes fast...big deal. He wasnt much better than nnamdi, he is a one dimensional corner with a big,time lack of focus and,recognition....yet ppl want to keep him as if he is going to play,for free or under his previous contract. He is not worth, the $10 million plus that he wants. he is no asante samuel.

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I agree good corners are hard to find in the league but neither one of these corners are what I consider good for the money they stole from the orgainaztion. They coverage was poor at best and their tackling was even worse

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It looked to me like after Nnamdi had that eye injury he was not the same anymore. He was not able to locate the ball or his help over the top. Hopefully he got that checked out because he is staying here in Philly no matter how the fans feel about him. Maybe he follows Vick's footsteps and restructures his contract that would free up some room to get him some help over the top.

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Nnamdi was bad b4 the eye injury my friend. Simply put, nnamdi was never a speedster. Every athlete cannot play well into their 30s. Simply father time is undefeated, but ko ppl in different rounds.

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They used Nnamdi just fine this year. I distinctly remember him not being able to cover Hixon in bump and run coverage in the first Giants game. Hixon is their 3rd option and he made Nnamdi look like a bum. He was just really bad these past 2 seasons as a whole. No way around it.

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I really hope we just move on from Nnamdi I am perfectly fine going 4 new starters in are secondary or even 3 if Boykin can step up.

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Let's be honest...Was Nnamdi ever really that good? How many of us have actually seen him play in Oakland? I haven't watched a Raiders game in years. Plus the lights are a lot brighter in Philly than Oakland. We've been winning this past decade...Oakland has had 1 or 2 good years..maybe he simply couldn't handle the pressure. Lots of factors. Simply put, he isn't very good

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Cam...I will say this Nnamdi was good for a stretch but I think he got lazy in Oakland it got to the point were teams were why attack the best player on D if we can just beat there #2 or 3 CB instead which was easier and nobody ever threw Nnamdi way anymore.... When he came to Philly that all changed teams tested early and hard and well you seen the result of that he is looking to be a below avg. CB

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Nnamdi will be here but only at a reduced salary. We can't afford to pay him 15.5M for that kind of production. If he is cut the team will take a 4M cap hit but still save 11M which can be used to sign a free agent corner. Nnamdi knows no team will pay him 11M a year so he might rework the Eagles deal. If he won't then he is history and considering how poorly he has played how much are we losing?

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Look, Nnamdi isn't what we thought he was. True. But bad safety play is responsible for 30-40% of the bad play that was attributed to him. If Nnamdi was getting less money, we wouldn't be hearing the same outrage. So that's the real issue. Can we get him for less? If not, are there any better options at CB1? No, then keep him until there is a better option. DRC isn't it either. He was shakey over the past 2 years too. If we don't need the cap room and he gives us a better option to win games, then I say keep him. Hey, he's still better than Demtri Patterson!

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ATL..I agree safety play was worse than CB play this season. Kurt Coleman is one of the worst starters I've ever seen. But our secondary actually improved after we got rid of the wide 9, which gives me slight hope that if we do improve at safety and keep Nnamdi and DRC then we may actually have a respectable secondary.

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Nnamdi's problem is his size - he's too small. Fine for guys like Welker but up against guys like Gronkowski, Bollden, Graham, Witten etc it's a complete mismatch . With the league using more TE sets , bigger and taller receivers, keeping him would be a mistake.

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WTF...Nnamdi is to small he is one of the biggest CBs in the NFL he is 6'2 like 210-215

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He's 6'2" and weighs 210. That's a fairly big corner in the NFL. He does play as if he is smaller than that though. I also think Maclin plays like he's undersized when he's a fairly average sized for a receiver.

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